[lg policy] Should We Give Up on Foreign Language Programs?

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 7 17:52:51 UTC 2010

Foreign language is on the chopping block in school districts around
the country. So when Jay Mathews wrote a piece a few weeks ago about
the foreign language study basically being a waste of time I was
floored. Now is not the time to grease the rails for further cuts to
language programs. Ed policy blogger Claus von Zastrow defends foreign
language programs and explains why it's important that schools keep
them. read more

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